mul·​ti-en·​gine ˌməl-tē-ˈen-jən How to pronounce multi-engine (audio)
: having more than one engine
a multi-engine airplane

Examples of multi-engine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web He's been a veteran of airshows for more than 25 years, holding commercial, instrument, single-engine and multi-engine ratings in both land and sea aircraft and helicopters, along with ratings in ex-military jets and high-performance radial engine aircraft. Katie Dupere, Men's Health, 26 May 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1917, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of multi-engine was in 1917

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Cite this Entry

“Multi-engine.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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